- Code PSYC2008
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Psychology
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Psychology
- Areas of interest Psychology
- Academic career UGRD
- AsPr Mark Edwards
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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The course is divided into two sections: visual perception and cognition. Topics covered in the visual perception section include: historical review of the different theoretical approaches to studying visual perception; organisation and function of cells early in the visual system; conceptual and clinical neuropsychological implications of multiple and parallel visual pathways; perceptual constancies and sensory and perceptual illusions. Topics covered in the cognitive section include: methodological approaches to cognitive psychology (including cognitive neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience), object and face recognition, visual imagery, memory and decision-making.
A mid semester exam (40%) and an end-of-semester exam (40%) and a laboratory report (20%). The examination/s must be passed in order for an overall pass in the course to be awarded.
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Two lectures per week and 18 hours of laboratory classes spread across the semester
Requisite and Incompatibility
Reading brick required for vision component. Text required for the cognition component is: Smith, E.E. and Kosslyn, S.M. (2007) Cognitive Psychology: Mind & Brain. New Jersey: Pearson/Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0-13-182508-9
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1531||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|